The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.19.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Gov. Nixon Sends In The National Guard Police unable to maintain order without the Guard as violent protests continue Obama refuses to answer question about going to Ferguson Liberia Confirms Seventeen Patients Missing After Attack On Ebola Clinic WHO urges exit screening in countries with Ebola Iraqi, Kurdish Forces […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.18.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Ukraine Claims Control Of Lugansk City Center Rebel discipline inside the city breaking down Red Cross waits for guarantees as Ukraine truce discussed Germany: Some progress in “difficult” Ukraine/Russia talks Pope Francis Calls For “Fraternal Dialogue” With PRC, Norks Pope gets rock-star treatment at Asian Youth Day Curfew Reimposed […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.15.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Missouri Governor Nixon Orders Highway Patrol To Take Over Security In Ferguson Johnson orders armored vehicles kept away, gas masks put away Politicians unite in calling for police to be demilitarized Obama calls for calm in Ferguson Police faulted over use of military tactics in Ferguson New Gaza Truce […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.14.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS As Riots In Ferguson Continue For Fourth Night, Police Respond With Tear Gas To Molotov Cocktails Protesters and reporters arrested at McDonald’s Officer’s name still being withheld Body of Michael Brown released to family Ferguson police chief defends his officers Two Journalists, Four Hamas EOD Men Killed In Bomb […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.13.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Ebola Death Toll Tops 1000 In West Africa WHO says use of experimental treatments, vaccines is ethical given the magnitude of the crisis Canada donates Ebola vaccine to WHO Nigeria races to halt Ebola spread in overcrowded Lagos No Progress In Gaza Talks Defense Minister Yaalon warns IDF to […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Obama Lauds New Iraq Leaders Despite Maliki’s Protests President Fuad Massum picks Haider Al-Abadi as PM, replacing al-Maliki Air mission in Iraq still focused on refugee aid State Dept. spokesman Marie Harf says Administration has started arming the Kurds Supply Of Experimental Ebola Drug Exhausted After Shipments To Africa […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.11.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS US Airstrikes Bring Early Gains In Iraq Two towns retaken by peshmerga; Barzani asks for heavy weapons Iraqi special forces loyal to PM Maliki seal off Green Zone in Baghdad ISIS recruiting on the rise among Sunnis in Iraq Maliki accuses President of breaching constitution Israel, Hamas Agree To […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.08.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Jihadis Rout Kurds, Take Mosul Dam Intrigue continues in Baghdad as acting PM Maliki refuses to step aside Obama authorizes “possible” airstrikes in Iraq UN says Islamic State persecution of Yazidis is genocide Iraqi Christians flee as Islamic State takes Karakosh Liberia, Sierra Leone Take Drastic Steps Against Ebola […]

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